Toughest Trivia Questions On Current Affairs! Quiz

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It’s always important to stay up to date with what’s going on in the world at any given moment. There are so many countries and so many important people and governments within them that you can miss a lot of information if you don’t keep your ear to the grapevine from week-to-week. Are you staying on top of current affairs? Take the following tough trivia quiz to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Union Civil Aviation Ministry on 7 July 2014 constituted an Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) to examine the maximum potential of the indigenous GPS Navigation system. Name the system?
    • A. 

      TEJASVI

    • B. 

      ASMAAN

    • C. 

      GAGAN

    • D. 

      NABH

  • 2. 
    Name the legendry Real Madrid Football Club, who died on 7 July 2014 at the General Universatario Gregorio Maranon Hospital in Madrid?
    • A. 

      Granville Austin

    • B. 

      Eduard Shevardnadze

    • C. 

      Alfredo Di Stefano

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Name the former President of Georgia died on 7 July 2014 after a long illness at the age of 86?
    • A. 

      Granville Austin

    • B. 

      Eduard Shevardnadze

    • C. 

      Alfredo Di Stefano

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Name the eminent scholar and biographer of the Indian Constitution who died on 6 July 2014 in Washington DC at the age of 87?
    • A. 

      Granville Austin

    • B. 

      Eduard Shevardnadze

    • C. 

      Alfredo Di Stefano

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Name the British Actress who on 8 July 2014 was appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women?
    • A. 

      Emma Watson

    • B. 

      Nicole Kidman

    • C. 

      Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol

    • D. 

      Hermione Granger

  • 6. 
    The Sports Authority of India (SAI) along with an Organisation on 8 July 2014 jointly launched F-Cube, technology to promote football at the grass-root level. Name the organisation?
    • A. 

      The Football For You

    • B. 

      Football for life

    • C. 

      The Football Link

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    India recently signed an Audiovisual Co-production Treaty with a country. Name it?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      New Zealand

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 8. 
    Name the vector-borne disease for which the Union Health Ministry on 8 July 2014 constituted a core group to work out a detailed action plan to eradicate it by 2015?
    • A. 

      Kala Azar

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      Dengue

    • D. 

      Paralysis

  • 9. 
    Vakkom Purushothaman on 11 July 2014 resigned from the post of Governor of a state before assuming the charge?
    • A. 

      Mizoram

    • B. 

      Nagaland

    • C. 

      Rajasthan

    • D. 

      Gujarat

  • 10. 
    Name the Indian city that was ranked at the second position in World Urbanisation Prospects report 2014?
    • A. 

      Mumbai

    • B. 

      Hyderabad

    • C. 

      Delhi

    • D. 

      Kolkata

  • 11. 
    According to the UN’s World Urbanisation Prospects report 2014 how many megacities were there in existence when the process of estimating the Urbanisation Prospects report started in 1990?
    • A. 

      10 megacities

    • B. 

      15 megacities

    • C. 

      28 megacities

    • D. 

      45 megacities

  • 12. 
    Name the city that has been ranked at the first position in World Urbanisation Prospects report 2014?
    • A. 

      Mexico City

    • B. 

      Mumbai

    • C. 

      Sao Paulo

    • D. 

      Tokyo

  • 13. 
    Name the grand old lady of Bollywood, who died on 10 July 2014 at the age of 102?
    • A. 

      Madhubala

    • B. 

      Zohra Sehgal

    • C. 

      Jian Khan

    • D. 

      Kuljeet Randhawa

  • 14. 
    Consider the following statements with regard to agriculture in Union Budget 2014-15I. Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana to be launched for assured irrigation with an outlay of 1000 crore rupeesII. Horticulture Universities will be opened in Andhra Pradesh and TelanganaIII. Price Stabilisation Fund to be set up with 200 crore rupeesIV. Warehouse Infrastructure Fund to be set up with 5000 crore rupeesWhich is/are correct?
    • A. 

      I and II

    • B. 

      II and IV

    • C. 

      I and IV

    • D. 

      II and III

  • 15. 
    National Adaptation Fund has been proposed in the Union Budget 2014-15. The aim of the Fund is
    • A. 

      To mitigate the pesticides risk in agriculture

    • B. 

      To facilitate companies to adopt green manufacturing

    • C. 

      To mitigate the risk of climate change in agriculture

    • D. 

      To facilitate agriculture sector to adopt modern technologies of production

  • 16. 
    All the Central government Departments and Ministries will integrate their services to e-Biz, a single window platform for services provided by government, by
    • A. 

      31 July 2014

    • B. 

      2 October 2014

    • C. 

      14 November 2014

    • D. 

      31 December 2014

  • 17. 
    Union Budget 2014-15 has allocated 500 crore rupees to set up seven Textile mega-clusters. Which one of the following city is not the one chosen for setting up mega-cluster?
    • A. 

      Varanasi

    • B. 

      Lucknow

    • C. 

      Kanchipuram

    • D. 

      Bareilly

  • 18. 
    Hastkala Academy is proposed to be set up at a cost of 20 crore rupees in
    • A. 

      Moradabad

    • B. 

      Gulmarg

    • C. 

      Varanasi

    • D. 

      Delhi

  • 19. 
    What is P3 proposed in the Union Budget 2014-15?
    • A. 

      People Public Private

    • B. 

      Pashmina Promotion Programme

    • C. 

      Public Private Partnership

    • D. 

      Pulses Promotion Programme

  • 20. 
    Fund of Funds proposed in the Union Budget 2014-15 aims to rejuvenate
    • A. 

      Infrastructure

    • B. 

      New startups

    • C. 

      Manufacturing

    • D. 

      Tourism

  • 21. 
    Jal Marg Vikas is proposed to be developed between which two major cities on River Ganges
    • A. 

      Haridwar to Allahabad

    • B. 

      Allahabad to Haldia

    • C. 

      Patna to Haldia

    • D. 

      Haridwar to Patna

  • 22. 
    What is 4PIndia proposed in the Union Budget 2014-15?
    • A. 

      People-Public-Private-Partnership

    • B. 

      Pulse-Production-Promotion-Programme

    • C. 

      Plan-Produce-Promote-Programme

    • D. 

      Plan-People-Private-Partnership

  • 23. 
    Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects is proposed to be set in which all States at a cost of 200 crore rupees?
    • A. 

      Rajasthan-Maharashtra-Gujarat-Andhra Pradesh-Kerala

    • B. 

      Rajasthan-Gujarat-Andhra Pradesh-Tamil Nadu-Laddakh

    • C. 

      Gujarat-Maharashtra-Andhra Pradesh-Tamil Nadu-Laddakh

    • D. 

      Laddakh-Maharashtra-Tamil Nadu-Kerala-Rajasthan

  • 24. 
    Financial Inclusion Mission will be launched on
    • A. 

      15 August 2014

    • B. 

      15 August 2015

    • C. 

      2 October 2014

    • D. 

      2 October 2015

  • 25. 
    FDI in insurance sector and defence sector has been proposed to be raised from 26% to
    • A. 

      51%

    • B. 

      49%

    • C. 

      100%

    • D. 

      74%